The Colbert Report
The Word - Channel Serfing
Season 10 • 12/10/2013
Columnist Virginia Postrel argues that television has raised the standard of living for Americans.
David KeithThe Colbert ReportS10
"A Case For Climate Engineering" author David Keith explains his proposal to use geoengineering as a means of slowing climate change.
Remembering Nelson MandelaThe Colbert ReportS10
Stephen pays tribute to the man who ended apartheid, and Rick Santorum makes a dubious comparison.
Stephen's Grammy NominationThe Colbert ReportS10
Stephen announces his Grammy nomination for "America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't."
The Case Against Charity - Homeless for the HolidaysThe Colbert ReportS10
Inspired by John Stossel's investigation on the homeless, Stephen goes undercover as a man who is convincingly poor.
Alex BlumbergThe Colbert ReportS10
NPR's Alex Blumberg talks about the experience of following a T-shirt throughout the production process, from Mississippi to Indonesia to Bangladesh.
Intro - 12/10/13The Colbert ReportS10
America's middle class struggles, Christmas has a new enemy, and guest Alex Blumberg is curious about T-shirt production.
Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude - Early Christmas in VenezuelaThe Colbert ReportS10
Venezuela's president conducts a reign of festive terror by declaring an early beginning to the Christmas season.
Sign Off - Farewell to Frank LesserThe Colbert ReportS10
Stephen thanks writer Frank Lesser and wishes him luck at his new job.
Walmart's Job Acceptance RateThe Colbert ReportS10
Walmart receives 23,000 job applications for 600 jobs, making the retail giant America's most selective institution.
The Word - Channel SerfingThe Colbert ReportS10
As the middle class declines, Bloomberg columnist Virginia Postrel suggests that television eliminates the need for higher wages.
Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude - Festivus Pole in the Florida CapitolThe Colbert ReportS10
An atheist contributes to the holiday display in the Florida Capitol building by adding a six-foot Festivus pole made of beer cans.
Sign Off - GoodnightThe Colbert ReportS10
Stephen raises his coffee mug and says goodnight.
Elizabeth GilbertThe Colbert ReportS10
Elizabeth Gilbert talks about "The Signature of All Things," her sweeping novel about a woman botanist in the 19th century.
Mike Huckabee's "12 Days of Obamacare"The Colbert ReportS10
Mike Huckabee demonstrates his gift for musical parody with a jolly anti-Obamacare song.
Sign Language Scandal at Mandela's MemorialThe Colbert ReportS10
The Deaf Federation of South Africa charges that the sign language interpreter at Mandela's memorial was a fake.
Obama's Handshake ControversyThe Colbert ReportS10
Critics are outraged when Obama briefly shakes hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
Cheating Death - Sleep Health & Cosmetic SurgeryThe Colbert ReportS10
A government report warns of Ambien's dangerous side effects, and a New York City woman adorns her eyeball with platinum jewelry.
Bipartisan Budget AgreementThe Colbert ReportS10
Congress reaches an agreement on the budget, but misses an opportunity for a more fiscally-conservative plan.
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